message of gratitude, of thanks to the u.s., to france, to all the countries standing with him in the effort. >> tell me, when the plane landed and he was greeted, what happened? >> basically, according to what the colonel is telling us, and eventually, of course, they did find him -- he seemed a business dades, waechbt too talkative f. he said he didn't want to disclose any information about himself. he did originally say he was flying the plane on his own. we know that not to be the case. eventually he was given food, water, we were told he was taken to a hotel, and eventually he was handed over into u.s. custody at some stage. we're not really entirely sure about the detalils on that. suzanne? >> i understand there were chose who kissed him on both cheeks, welcomed him, that he got quite a reception when they found him. >> that's right, suzanne, that's what the colonel told us.